Asked in Estate Planning and Probate for Louisiana

Q: I am a widow with disability (spinal arthritis). My husband left a will with nothing bequeathed to my name.

I am a surviving widow, a greencard holder. I was married to my husband for 6 and a half years, but nothing is bequeathed to my name. I need support for my medications, I have no house and no income, not able to work due to my health condition (spinal arthritis and continuing nerve pains). My husband forced me to sign a prenuptial agreement which i believe is invalid. My husband has 3 children from prior marriages. Now I want to know my rights to the estate. Please help.

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Kenneth Prigmore
Kenneth Prigmore
  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Spanish Fork, UT

A: Your situation is quite complicated and cannot be answered or solved in a couple of paragraphs online. Please go visit a probate attorney and explain your situation. Most attorneys are willing to meet with you for a first appointment for free and tell you what your options are. Just call ahead and ask if they do free consultations.

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